By Wendy Wert Sewer Leaks Editor On September 18, 2008, the Los Angeles Basin Section (LABS) of CWEA hosted a dinner and training seminar at the TAIX Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. At the event, featured speaker, Omar Moghaddam, Regulatory Continue reading
LABS Dinner Meeting 6:30 pm Thursday Sept. 18th Taix French Restaurant Omar Moghaddam of the City of Los Angeles, Manager Regulatory Affairs Division, has over 26 years experience in water/wastewater, energy and research, power systems, renewable energy, refineries, operations of the resource recovery Continue reading
The annual report, titled “Year at a Glance”, is a quick and fun read about the Department’s accomplishments over the last 12 months – with plenty of attention given to wastewater projects. The report really is a joy to read Continue reading
The City unveiled a redesigned biosolids website earlier this in order to improve public outreach and meet the standards of a biosolids environmental management system. The site includes better access to public records as well as background information on each Continue reading
In today’s LA Times editorial the paper forcefully argues the LA River and its tributaries should remain protected under the Clean Water Act. The process by which the Army Corps of Engineers decides which part is protected and which part Continue reading
Our upcoming meeting is on Tuesday, June 24th at 5:30 pm at the Metropolitan Water District: 700 North Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Please e-mail Benita Horn ( click here ) and myself if you plan to attend. You may park in Continue reading
CNN takes a look at Mayor Villaraigosa’s water recycling plan. “The days of just thinking water is unlimited are over,” says the Mayor. CNN video here.
The Mayor, City officials and DWP’s leader announced on Thursday major efforts to conserve water and begin planning for projects which can help increase supplies. This includes putting recycling wastewater back on the City’s agenda – a story Continue reading
(click photo to enlarge) On Tuesday May 13th over 30 professionals involved with the Los Angeles Basin Section Young Professionals group visited the Santa Monica stormwater treatment facility. A free dinner followed. Stay tuned for future events.
According to the AP: “Union Pacific Corp. agreed to pay $400,000 and admit violating federal environmental laws to settle a California case.” The story says two wastewater spills (a total of 350 gallons) occured at the railroad’s Taylor maintenance yard Continue reading